cru·​do | \ˈkrü-(ˌ)dō \
plural crudos

Definition of crudo 

: a dish of sliced, seasoned, uncooked seafood often served with a sauce

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Chef Benjamin Sukle is known for his preparation of local, New England fish, served every which way on their crudo menu and theatrically presented in the whole roasted fish entrée. Julia Sherman, Vogue, "Why Providence, Rhode Island, Should Be Your Next Weekend Getaway," 15 Mar. 2018 There are daily crudo selections and paninis, but their specialty is tinned fish. Lauren Daley,, "How to do summer in Boston like a local," 15 June 2018 Feast on Italian Mediterranean dishes — yellowfin tuna, oysters, crudo, and swordfish — from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Kara Baskin,, "Michael Schlow cooks up a taste of the Mediterranean at Eataly," 5 July 2018 Enjoy crudo, bruschetta, and antipasti in the restaurant’s lounge, plus summery cocktails and a fizzy drink of the day. Kara Baskin,, "$3 empanadas in Union Square and a new roof deck opens in Salem," 21 June 2018 In the evening, the whole place, including the lounge upstairs, will serve cocktails and small plates of cold items like hamachi crudo and tuna tartare, along with the mochi and pastries. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Mochi and Pastries by Day, Cocktails by Night in the West Village," 20 Mar. 2018 Go for the crudo, a unique bar program with equal parts spritzes and tiki cocktails, and, oh yeah—pasta. Bon Appetit, "Bar Mezzana," 19 Mar. 2018 That said, the outstanding crudos (like scallop with tarragon, pistachio, lemon and bottarga), inventive veggies (like fried cauliflower with ras el hanout, a Moroccan spice blend), and pristinely prepared proteins are all a constant. Sarah Firshein, Town & Country, "The Ultimate Travel Guide to Portland, Maine," 13 Apr. 2017 No set menu; let the chef surprise you with things like chips, walnut butter, and caviar or scallop crudo in tea broth. Kara Baskin,, "8 great summer dates," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of crudo

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crudo

Italian, raw, from Latin crudus

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